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February 23rd, 2011
01:40 PM ET

BIG I: The Kairos Society

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Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • The Big I
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  1. bill walker

    At first glance the Kairos society seems good. Then there was a mention of the head of the New York Stock Exchange being involved. Could be I'm mistaken but is this the same Exchange that gave their retiring C.E.O. a HUNDRED Million dollar pension for his great tabours? I think we need to keep looking for people who believe in fairness not Greed. A world being led by Wall street is exactly what got us in this Mess! P.S Is Kairos Society the same one that Canada stopped funding?

    February 23, 2011 at 2:08 pm |
  2. Naveen Jain

    Ali, what a great heartwarming to see next generation of leaders focused on solving the great challenges. Kairos Society is a great example of sustainable solution where innovative solutions and entrepreneurship meet to tackle global issues. Young generation is willing to bet on themselves and take chances. They are not afraid to fail because they know failure is just a stepping stone to greater success.

    Congratulations on highlighting positive story in a world where we constantly hear so many negative news.

    February 23, 2011 at 2:15 pm |
  3. David Newton

    An interesting bit, Kairos society seems like a great idea...

    I was quite surprised by the need for Ali to apologize to the audience for a "profit" oriented topic. Unless you've got a special deal with the Government or are stealing from someone, the only way to earn a profit is to provide something that someone else needs and get paid for it. The entrepreneur who does that best earns the most profit. When did this become something that's not "doing good"?

    Maybe the reason our economy isn't doing so well has something to do with profit being perceived as a negative.

    February 23, 2011 at 2:40 pm |

    Dear Ali,
    Regarding the Kairos Society interview and comments today in your program, SEA-V has the solution and will make it public soon.

    February 23, 2011 at 2:50 pm |
  5. Phillip

    I don't know where to leave this comment about the restaurant. Those TSA employees have a choice. Just because you were told to do something does not mean you have to do it. Gadhafi told his military to open fire on his people they are just doing what they were told right? RIGHT.

    February 23, 2011 at 3:06 pm |
  6. Robert Lewis

    I think that Kairos Society is a scam, young Ankur Jain is following in his father, Nuveen's, footsteps and that is very bad for young college kids. You need to deeply investigate Intellius, Amway, AEA, and Kairos and you will find that all the praise they get is from each other and sister organizations, and that none of their claims of success are real. When you google Kairos, you only get back a ton of their own propagada posted under a huge subtrafuge of false identies and sister organization members. All that glitters is not gold. This is solid brass.

    February 23, 2011 at 3:20 pm |
  7. Age-ism

    People that are above 35 also have brilliant ideas. To focus on young people is great but to designate them as the only ones that have great ideas is age-ism at its best.

    They have little life experience and bring trendy big ideas, and they will be older one day. I would expect the ideas and innovations they think of in later years will be tried and tested and based on experience of what works and what doesnt'.

    Awful ageism is a the core I feel, of these "societies".

    February 23, 2011 at 9:43 pm |
  8. Andrea Schellenberg

    I undoubtedly did not comprehend that. Learnt one thing new today! Thanks for that.

    March 21, 2015 at 10:28 am |

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